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GOP scratches Rybak, blogger scratches back

ALSO: Republican gubernatorial candidates get scrappy; Bachmann comes out punching, others punch back; WCCO debuts The Wire (not theTV show).

Rare chance to see two great actors at work together

Husband and wife Richard Ooms and Claudia Wilkins have been fixtures on the Twin Cities theater scene for nearly three decades, presenting winning performances at the Guthrie (Ooms‚ longtime home), The Jungle Theater (Wilkins has presented several i

Email and web histories belong to their authors

How much can you learn about a person by glancing at his or her open email box? No fair reading the mail — just the in and out boxes. You would find subject lines, dates and times and the person’s contacts.